Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication.

Drama 8t dance listings compiled by Kelly Apter.


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Facilities: W(.‘ = Adapted 'l‘oilet(s), WS = Wheelchair Spaces, AS = Adjacent Seats. H = Induction Loop System, [R = Infra Red System, G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible, C = Catering Accessible, 'l‘ = Adapted Telephone.

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Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, Mon-Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm ill person or until 9pm by phone on 0141 287 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticketlink box office can sell tickets for other


TT indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from the Ticket Centre, (‘andleriggs Glasgow, 0141 287 5910; most branches of W.ll. Smith, John Menzies and James 'l'hin Booksellers; or by credit card front 'l‘okenline, 0171 240 8800.



30 Midland Street, 221 4001. [\VC, WA] The End Part One Until Sat 27 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 8pm. £7 (£4). Based on and inspired by liwan MacColl‘s 1940s play

Uranium 235, this scientific delight is the first half Of an Arches Theatre Company double bill (the second half - The End Part Two aims to be the first piece of theatre Of the new millennium when it takes place at The Arches at 12.01am on Sat 1 Jan 2000). Directed by Andy Arnold, the show is part freakshow, part musical, using a host of theatrical devices to look at key scientific inventions over the past 100 years. Those of a nervous disposition are advised to give the show a wide berth. See review.


270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. [WC, WA]

Jewess Tattooess Fri 26 & Sat 27 Nov. 8pm. £7 (£5). Witness the absurd world of the sleep-walking, tattooed Marisa Carnesky in this new show which fuses both fictional and real narratives about Jews, tattoos. religion and fears of dying. Performance Brunch Sat 27 Nov. 1pm. Maria Carncsky aka Jewess Tattooess gives an informal talk about her work.


119 Gorbals Street, 429 0022. [P, H, 'l'l‘, WC, WA

Cavalca e Thu 25 Nov—Sat 18 Dec (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Free preview Thu 25 Nov. All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. Directed and designed by Philip Prowse, Noel Coward’s epic play follows the ups and downs of the Maryott family through 30 emotionally charged years. Rarely performed in recent years, Coward’s text is as strong as any Of his better known works. See preview.

Blood On The Thistle Wed 24 Nov—Sat 18 Dec (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Free preview Wed 24 Nov. All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. Douglas Sketlon’s dark play, adapted, directed and designed by Kenny Miller, tells the story of three Scottish killers who re-live their crimes from the psychiatrist‘s couch. See preview.

Death In Venice Tue 23 Nov-Sat 18 Dec (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Free preview Tue 23 Nov. All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. Giles Havergal directs

Bernadette Nolan

Thomas Mann’s story of a restless writer who becomes infatuated with a beautiful young boy as Cholera spreads throughout the city of Venice. An adaptation of a Modernist masterpiece. the play explores love and decadence at very close focus. See preview.


93—95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. [ll, WC, WA]

Circus Wed 24—Sat 27 Nov. 8pm. £8 (£5). Following the success ofSel'zcr and Headstate, Boilerhousc Theatre Company team up once again with

suffering mother: Blood Brothers at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

playwright Spencer Hazel for a modern performance piece. Set in a circus ring where the past is constantly repeating itself. the piece explores the gap between Scotland’s national identity and the reality of living here, as well as the tawdry reality beneath the UK’s Cool Britannia image.


297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [11, WC, WA] Fame -The Musical Until Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £5—£15. Unusual fora musical, in the sense that the stage version came after

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